Cost-effective, sustainable and responsible extraction routes
for recovering distinct critical metals and industrial minerals
as by-products from key European hard-rock lithium projects




The EXCEED consortium has complementary expertise, spanning the entire value chain (from mine to refined CRMs and low-carbon building materials), covering both the LCT-pegmatites and the RMGs. The interdisciplinary partners are experts in ore geology, geometallurgy, minerals processing, hydrometallurgy, geochemistry, coordination chemistry, building materials, thermodynamics and process modelling, environmental, human and techno-economic assessment, radioactive waste management, multi-stakeholder processes